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Antique Huntley & Palmers Equestrian Biscuit Tin, England
Wonderful and Rare, 1880's Biscuit Tin featuring stunning English Hunt Scenes. Hinged Lid. Riders dressed in their finery. Horses, Hounds, Ladies riding side saddle and of course the fox. The graphics are lovely and very detailed.
Joseph Huntley opened shop in London Street, Reading, in 1822. As the business expanded he was joined by his cousin, George Palmer in 1841. By 1860 they had expanded into the largest biscuit and cake manufacturer in the world. Huntley and Palmers pioneered the use of metal tins and opted for inventive designs.
This Biscuit Tin , was produced in 1894 ~ 1895. Called " The Hunting ", Tin. Featured in the Reading Museum.
Measures 7" wide x 5 3/4" deep x 6 1/2" tall
The Condition is quite nice especially for the age and rarity of the tin.. The graphics are in very good order with minor wear. Obvious Age Related Wear to the tin edges with light rusting. Hinges are in working order. Scratches to the bottom of the tin. Please view all pictures as they are part of the description.
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